Lego Star Wars II: Rudolph the Red Nose Jedi

Ok – fine. I admit it. I’m a Lego and Star Wars geek. So it’s no surprise I love this game. That’s why, when I heard there was a cheat to make a Santa Claus figure(http://www.rebelscum.com/story/front/LEGO_Star_Wars_II_Easter_Christmas_Egg_102422.asp), I rushed to try it out. Something about the cheat bugged me though. After you input the TYH319 beard…

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Exchange Web Services and MAPI Props

Merry Christmas! With Exchange 12 (whoops! Exchange 2007) just around the corner, we’re starting to get questions about Exchange Web Services. I just helped a customer with a sample illustrating the use of AdditionalProperties to fetch arbitrary MAPI properties from folders and messages. I figured I should clean up the sample and share it with…

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Preview Handlers in Outlook 2007

I figure it won’t be long before folks are asking me how to do this. Stephen Toub put up a great article in the MSDN that shows how: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/magazine/cc163487.aspx He even has a followup post on handling associations for viewers: http://blogs.msdn.com/toub/archive/2006/12/14/preview-handler-association-editor.aspx For another example of how cool these viewers can be, Tim Heuer put together…

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Outlook 2007 Timezone Structures

[This is now documented here: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ff960198.aspx, among other articles ] Topic Properties used by Outlook 2007 to maintain timezone information on appointments. Timezones Historically Outlook has maintained a property, dispidTimeZoneStruct, on recurring appointments which describes the time zone in which the appointment was created. The problem with this system is that it ignores the possibility that…

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